Apr13 CN Imaging/Sketching Semi-Finals Poll!
Posted 01 May 2013 - 12:30 PM
Globular Star Cluster M3
This picture was photographed April 8,11 and 15 2013 in Khlepcha observatory, Ukraine.
Equipment: reflector S&D 10". f/4.7
Mount WhiteSwan-180, camera QSI-583wsg, Tevevue Paracorr-2. Off-axis guidecamera Orion SSAG.
LRGB filter set Baader Planetarium.
L=31*300 sec. and 14*600 sec., bin.1 RGB: 15*600 sec. each channel, bin.1 Total 12.5 hours.
Processed Pixinsight 1.8 and Photoshop CS6.
Crop center, 66,7 %
Full size: http://www.flickr.co.../in/photostream
NGC 2403 HaLRGB
Filters:Baader LRGB 2" Baader Ha 7nm 2"
Guiding:TS OAG + LODESTAR
Exposures:LUM 1h 50m+R 30m+G 30m+ B 45m + Ha 1h:00m
Stack:Deep Sky Stacker.
Processing:Pixinsight 1.8, Photoshop CS6.
Full image details
Tanks for watch Themis
Cigar Galaxy / M82
April 18, 2013, 04:00am - 07:30am UT, Oakland, CA (2.9 NELM/Bortle white)
40 minutes luminosity binned 1x1, 5 minute subexposures
30 minutes each HaRG&B binned 1x1, 5 minute subexposures
Captured in Maxim DL; Reduced in CCD Stack; Post processed in Photoshop
Planewave CDK 12.5" @ f/8; Astrophysics AP-900 mount; SBIG STXL-6303 with self-guiding color filter wheel
Please vote for your favorite image to send to the finals. Voting will conclude on May 8th at Midnight ET.
Many thanks to all who took part in the contest!
Posted 09 May 2013 - 02:46 AM
A perfect picture of the galaxy.
Posted 09 May 2013 - 09:50 AM
Posted 09 May 2013 - 01:06 PM
Posted 09 May 2013 - 03:51 PM
Thanks all from me.